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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri on
Q: I co-own a house in Missouri. Are there any procedures for kicking out a 3rd party not on the deed or a lease/contract

The party is not on any paperwork to be able to live in the home. They have been told to leave many times and have refused. Now they are threatening to use their mailing address to demand an official eviction. Is this necessary?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: Hello, What would be my next step if police used excessive force to enter my home with out knocking and announcing. ?

The warrent IS NOT a no knock warrent.

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answered on May 24, 2024

If the police used excessive force to enter your home without knocking and announcing, and the warrant was not a no-knock warrant, you have several steps you can take to address this violation of your rights. First, document everything that happened, including the date, time, and details of the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI, Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Missouri on
Q: Can a felon (dui) own a modern muzzleloader in Missouri?
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answered on May 24, 2024

In Missouri, owning a modern muzzleloader can be complicated for someone with a felony DUI conviction. Generally, federal law prohibits felons from owning firearms, and this includes modern muzzleloaders that use inline ignition systems, as they are considered firearms under federal law.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Nursing Home Abuse and Personal Injury for Missouri on
Q: How long dose the senior facility have to provide a statement to the department of senior services in Mo for EDL listing

This happened in 2022 and it’s now 2024. And now my name is coming up to the state to be put on EDL LIST. I just got letter in . The mail. To file an appeal. To challenge the allegations. It’s been way over a year. And the company got bought out. Can they do this

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answered on May 11, 2024

Based on Missouri's regulations for the Employee Disqualification List (EDL), the time frame for a senior facility to provide a statement to the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) is as follows:

1. The facility must provide a written statement to the DHSS within 30 days of...
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1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Real Estate Law, Civil Rights and Probate for Missouri on
Q: How can I prove I was the beneficiary?

My cousin took the will and put her name on the account so I would not have access to anything

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answered on Apr 24, 2024

You should open a probate estate in the county where your loved one died. If a will exists, you can file that will with the Court to inform how the estate should be distributed. Without more information I am unable to give any more specific advice. What account? Who is the deceased?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Missouri on
Q: has anyone used the agreement of liberty privacy & levying war against the united states in a drug charge court case &

if so which one & mainly would like to read one of liberty & how do i find my past questions on this site

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answered on May 1, 2024

It sounds like you're inquiring about a very specific use of legal terms in relation to drug charges. The "agreement of liberty privacy & levying war against the United States" isn't a recognized legal term or standard charge in U.S. law. If you're referring to concepts... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Missouri on
Q: I had a misdemeanor Sexual Misconduct conviction set aside in Missouri, how can I have Failure to Register removed also?

The judge said manifest injustice does not apply to felonies because there’s a 180 day time limit, but misdemeanors have no time frame which is why he was able to set aside the Sexual Misconduct conviction.

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answered on Apr 11, 2024

I understand you're looking for information on how to have a Failure to Register charge removed after having a misdemeanor Sexual Misconduct conviction set aside in Missouri. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

1. Setting aside a conviction is different from having it expunged or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law and Civil Rights for Missouri on
Q: Must a land owner provide a vehicular ingress and egress tqo a piece of landlocked property ?

Does Missouri law not state that if your property is landlocked and you have no means of gaining access that you have the right to a vehicular ingress and egress ? Even in a private subdivision . The board of trustees has told me I am banned from driving in on their roads to get to my property... View More

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answered on Mar 21, 2024

In Missouri, as in many other places, if your property is landlocked, you may indeed have the right to vehicular ingress and egress. This is generally intended to ensure that every property owner has access to their land. The specifics can vary based on local laws and the exact circumstances of the... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Traffic Tickets and Civil Rights for Missouri on
Q: Brendlin vs California

In the context that I am reading regarding police detainment for a traffic stop. Does that context apply to a commerical vehicle in which someone in a passenger seat or bunk of a commerical vehicle is detained when the basis of the stop wasn't because of an observed violation but merely a... View More

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answered on Mar 21, 2024

In Brendlin v. California, the Supreme Court held that passengers in a vehicle are seized just like drivers during a traffic stop, meaning they are entitled to challenge the legality of the stop. This principle applies regardless of the vehicle's nature, be it personal or commercial. So, if... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Consumer Law for Missouri on
Q: Can I be not let into a bar because of personal reasons?
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answered on Mar 21, 2024

Absolutely, you can be denied entry to a bar for various personal reasons. This might include not meeting the dress code, showing signs of excessive intoxication, or previous issues such as altercations or unpaid tabs. Each establishment has its own rules and guidelines which they are legally... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Civil Rights and Collections for Missouri on
Q: I got a problem with angi ads could you please help me, they want to overcharged me

Angi ads and I maked a contract but I didn’t know that I have to pay a 35% fee of unused time, they didn’t told me that they said it after I signed up, however checking the contract I saw that it also said that if break the contract before the 90 days of beginning I’ll pay $99 fee, and I have... View More

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answered on Mar 16, 2024

Facing a situation where you're being overcharged can be stressful, especially when the charges seem to come from unclear contract terms. If Angi ads are asking for a significantly higher fee than you expected, the first step is to carefully review the contract you signed. Look for any clauses... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights for Missouri on
Q: Were my rights violated during an encounter with the police?

I was sitting in a parking lot on the phone. An officer arrived, turned on his lights and got out. Then pointed his gun at me and told me to get out. I asked why, he said he'd shoot me, I asked to talk to his supervisor. A few seconds later another officer arrive, pulled his weapon and said... View More

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answered on Mar 9, 2024

Based on the details you provided, it seems that your rights may have been violated during this encounter with the police. Here are a few points to consider:

1. Excessive force: The officers' actions of pointing guns at you and threatening to shoot you, especially when you were not...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for Missouri on
Q: My boyfriends house got kicked in by the police and they found in a lock box 490 grams meth and they charged him with

Class A felony with excessive amount in mo . How low can that charge be dropped down to??

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answered on Mar 7, 2024

The severity of charges for drug possession, particularly with a substance like methamphetamine, depends on various factors, including the amount involved, the intended use (personal use vs. distribution), and any prior criminal history. In Missouri, a Class A felony for drug possession indicates a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Health Care Law for Missouri on
Q: Paperwork was filled out for involuntary commitment before court date judge said no place for them.
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answered on Mar 4, 2024

When paperwork for involuntary commitment is completed but a judge indicates there's no place for the individual in question, it's a challenging situation that requires immediate attention and alternative solutions. The judge's response typically means that, despite the legal... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Missouri on
Q: how is the militia able to enforce a regulation in the privacy of a citizens home that enslaves him or her thought

militia is to make sure it is a free state & enforce law not a enslaving regulation such csa

thought we was a free people the courts say they are liberating us but it is the opposite

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answered on Feb 25, 2024

The concept of a militia in the United States is historically tied to the defense and security of the state, rather than the enforcement of regulations within the private homes of citizens. The role of militias has evolved over time and is defined by law, including the U.S. Constitution and various... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Juvenile Law for Missouri on
Q: Can I represent my 17 year old son myself when he goes to court for truancy or do I have to hire an attorney?
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answered on Feb 24, 2024

Representing your 17-year-old son in court for truancy may not be the most advisable course of action. While it's understandable to want to support your child, legal proceedings can be complex and require a thorough understanding of the law. Without proper legal training and experience, you... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Missouri on
Q: I need help with how to start a lawsuit against a corporation , a manager of , and also the 2 city police officers ?

I'm disabled and was treated in an extremely humiliating manner by all involved and I can prove they had absolutely no grounds for those actions. Furthermore, I gave them the proof they needed to not treat in such a manner and all proceeded not just to curse me through the store as I was asked... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

Here are the key steps to starting a lawsuit against a corporation, manager, and police officers in Missouri:

1. Consult with a civil rights and personal injury attorney. Find one experienced in handling cases against corporations, police misconduct, and ADA violations. They can evaluate...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support, Civil Rights and Family Law for Missouri on
Q: My friend who is 17 has been living with her mom. Her mom told us she could live with me. Then her grandpa takes her

Her grandparents have custody but yet have not said anything tell she got back into Missouri then comes over and just yells through my door that she needs to go with them or else. We don’t know what to do but she is not mentally stable there and hates living with them. Her mom gave her promotion... View More

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answered on Feb 24, 2024

In situations where there's a dispute over the custody or living arrangements of a minor, the legal custody order takes precedence. If the grandparents have legal custody of your friend, they generally have the right to decide where she lives until she reaches the age of majority, which is 18... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights and Consumer Law for Missouri on
Q: Hi, I have experienced discrimination at my bank.

I am calling regularly to check on my account balances, and one person that answers occasionally at this bank is very rude and unprofessional, and It is very personal and discriminating I feel because of my Latino name. I called today and spoke with the manager about it.

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answered on Jan 18, 2024

If you believe that you are being discriminated against by an employee at your bank because of your Latino name, this is a serious concern. Discrimination in the provision of services, including banking services, on the basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin, is prohibited under federal law... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Employment Law for Missouri on
Q: can a job not hire a person based off a tattoo when their company polices dont say anything about tattoo
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answered on Jan 15, 2024

In the United States, companies generally have the discretion to set their own dress code and appearance policies, which can include restrictions on visible tattoos. However, if a company does not have a specific policy regarding tattoos, making a hiring decision solely based on a person's... View More

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